- Barbie and the Diamond Castle
Barbie and the Diamond Castle Directed by Gino Nichele Produced by Nancy Bennett
Written by Elana Lesser
Starring Kelly Sheridan
Music by Arnie Roth Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment Release date(s) September 9, 2008 Running time 78 min. Country Italy Language English
Barbie and the Diamond Castle is a 2008 direct-to-video computer-animated film that was released on September 9, 2008. The film features the voice of Kelly Sheridan, who has voiced the Barbie protagonist in the CGI Barbie film series. It is the third musical in the series.
Songs for the film were written by Amy Powers, Guy Roche, Russ DeSalvo, Gabriel Mann, Megan Cavallari and Jeannie Lurie along with executive producer Rob Hudnut.
Best friends Liana and Alexa set off on a perilous journey to the mysterious Diamond Castle in hopes of rescuing their new friend from her imprisonment within an enchanted mirror. Armed with two puppies and the power of their shared love of music, the girls realize that friendship is the most valuable jewel of them all.
- Kelly Sheridan as Barbie/Liana – Barbie stars as Liana, a girl who shares a cottage in the forest with her best friend Alexa. Liana is smart, loyal, and brave. She's not afraid of tricky situations and she loves to sing. Her eyes are light blue – as are Melody's – and her hair is blonde.
- Chiara Zanni as Teresa/Alexa – Teresa also stars as Alexa. She and Liana are best friends. Sometimes she's a little bit meek and unsure, but the power of friendship shows her the way. She believes in magic, and she and Liana have a silly sense of humor. She has a beautiful singing voice. Her eyes are bright green and her hair and skin is dark.
- Brittney Wilson as Melody – Melody used to be an apprentice to the two Muses of Music who live in the Diamond Castle. She was trapped inside the magic mirror while trying to hide from Lydia. She loves to sing in harmony with Liana and Alexa.
- Jeremy From as Jeremy and Noel Johansen as Ian – they are the twin brothers who sing and play guitar. They befriend Liana and Alexa and help them battle with Lydia on their way to the Diamond Castle. They're very vain and cheeky, though still amusing.
- Kathleen Barr as Lydia – Lydia is a mean former Muse who wants Diamond Castle for herself. She plays her flute to use her evil spells. Lydia wants to take over Diamond Castle and make it all gloomy.
- Mark Acheson as Slyder – Slyder is a clumsy, flying serpent and assistant of Lydia.
- Veena Sood as Sparkles/Lily – Sparkles, a cocker spaniel pup and Lily, West highland terrier pup, are a pair of adorable puppies. Liana and Alexa adopt them while on their journey to the Diamond Castle.
- Three Muses of Music – they lived in the Diamond Castle along with their former co-muse Lydia Until Melody became a Real Muse.
- Glimmer – is a magnificent winged horse that flies above the Diamond Castle. She only comes to life after Lydia was defeated.
- Kelly Sheridan as Barbie/Liana
- Madeleine Peters as Barbie/Liana (singing)
- Chiara Zanni as Teresa/Alexa
- Chantal Strand as Stacie
- Brittney Wilson as Melody
- Cathy Weseluck as Melody (singing)
- Kathleen Barr as Lydia
- Mark Acheson as Slyder
- Scott McNeil as Troll
- Jeremy From as Jeremy
- Noel Johansen as Ian
- Nicole Oliver as Dori/Maid
- Heather Doerksen as Phaedra/Waitress
- Michael Dobson as Innkeeper
- Ron Halder as Butler
- Linda Sorenson as Old Woman
- Veena Sood as Sparkles/Lily
Barbie and the Diamond Castle: Original Movie Soundtrack Soundtrack album by various artists Released September 2, 2008 Recorded 2008 Genre Soundtrack, Pop, Teen pop, Pop rock, Acoustic Label Koch Records
No. Title Writer(s) Length 1. "Connected (End Title)" Amy Powers, Guy Roche 3:41 2. "Two Voices, One Song" 3:25 3. "We're Gonna Find It" 3:07 4. "Believe" 3:34 5. "Two Voices, One Song (Movie Version)" 1:28 6. "Wonderful Me" 3:18 7. "We're Gonna Find It (Movie Version)" 3:16 8. "Double Vision" 1:48 9. "Connected" 3:44 10. "I Need to Know" 3:38 11. "Shine" 3:11
- The songs "I Need to Know" and "Shine" were originally from Barbie as the Island Princess and Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses
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